Protecting children and young people

Working together to safeguard children and young people from abuse and neglect.

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Information for professionals

Information for professionals

If you are concerned about a child's welfare, please make a referral to Hillingdon MASH by emailing lbhmash@hillingdon.gov.uk , calling 01895 556644 or speak to someone in person.

Hillingdon MASH

MASH logoHillingdon MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) is made up of representatives from the following services, who share information quickly, so social workers can build up a better picture of the child's life from the outset, decide on the best type of intervention needed to protect the child and support the family appropriately.

  • Children's Social Care
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Police (PPD)
  • Probation
  • Youth Justice Service
  • Health
  • Early Intervention
  • Adults' Mental Health
  • Adults' Safeguarding
  • Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy

The MASH team is located in a secure location and currently deals with police referrals (Merlins) and referrals where there are concerns about a child's safety or welfare.

Contact Hillingdon Mash by emailing lbhmash@hillingdon.gov.uk or call 01895 556644. 


Child protection conferences


Useful resources and websites

Page last updated: 14 Aug 2020